The upcoming PIUG 2017 Biotechnology Conference has an Open Space Discussion session from 1:45 - 2:45 pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The list of current topics is provided below.  

The Biotechnology Conference Committee would like to hear your ideas for additional topics. You may provide them via comments below or send them by email to Greg Roland at gregory dot roland at novartis dot com.

  •   Searcher Certification

  •   Co-occurring Biotech + Northeast meeting

  •   New tools or Road maps from Vendors

  •   Current challenges and trends in biotech searching, for example:

    • target searches

    • diagnostics

    • devices

    • wearable devices

  • The role of patent competitive intelligence 

  • Possible effect of review of Chevron doctrine (deference to administrative agency interpretations)
  • Congressional review of patent law


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